He was in the midst of feuds until he was chosen for Chichester Cathedral. Then King Henry II confiscated his property and income.
Our Saint pretended not to notice. He just carried on, and Henry relented and returned his property.
But if he expected gratitude he didn’t get it. Richard promptly sold everything and gave the proceeds to the poor.
St. Richard of Chichester Facts and Figures
Name: Richard of Chichester
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Birth and Death Dates: 1197-1253
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present
Role: Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 170
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Article last revised on April 07, 2019 by the Godchecker data dwarves.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders
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